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Join the virtual Douglas Coupland conference

Join the virtual Douglas Coupland conference

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2021 13:22 BST

Northumbria University has collaborated with two other universities to organise a free online conference dedicated to the Canadian writer and artist, Douglas Coupland, to mark the 30th Anniversary of his first novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture.

EXPERT COMMENT: NFTs: why digital art has such a massive carbon footprint

EXPERT COMMENT: NFTs: why digital art has such a massive carbon footprint

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2021 12:04 BST

In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle discusses non-fungible tokens and digital art.

EXPERT COMMENT: Generation X: its tales about McJobs and information overload feel as poignant now as in 1990s

EXPERT COMMENT: Generation X: its tales about McJobs and information overload feel as poignant now as in 1990s

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2021 14:40 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Diletta De Cristofaro, Research Fellow in Humanities at Northumbria University, Newcastle, explores the plot of Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, 'McJobs' and information overload.

EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you

EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2021 15:34 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.